What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialized form of dentistry that is focused on dental abnormalities. Orthodontists diagnose and treat patients with problems like misalignment of teeth.

What are some common orthodontic problems?

The most common orthodontic problems include misalignment, crowding, and spacing of teeth. Abnormal jaw growth and facial deformations are also pretty common.

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is an orthodontic appliance for straightening your teeth. It is a modern solution and a very popular alternative to traditional braces. It uses clear aligners that are practically invisible.

Why is Invisalign better than braces?

While braces get the job done, they affect your appearance in a negative way. Invisalign being undetectable, make sure that your looks are not damaged.

Am I too old for braces?

Anyone can get braces, you don’t have to be a kid. Although it is ideal to get braces early in your life, they are not exclusive to kids and adults.

Are braces painful?

You might feel discomfort when you initially get your braces because the teeth, gums, and cheeks are not used to them. After some time, it becomes completely normal.

Is orthodontic treatment expensive?

There are various types of orthodontic treatments, and the cost varies with each one. In many cases, you can also use your health insurance to cover the cost. At Nordberg Orthodontics, we accept numerous payment methods to make the whole process convenient for you.

At what age should my child be seen by an orthodontist?

The earlier you diagnose a condition, the easier it is to treat that problem. The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that you should get your child evaluated by an orthodontist at the age of seven.